Peterson Wins NCCAA Student-Athlete Award

31-Laci-Peterson-TM-02-croppedWATERTOWN, WI – Senior center Laci Peterson (Chillicothe, IL) was named the NCCAA DII Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week, after leading her team to the Midwest Region Tournament Title, this past weekend.

Peterson averaged 21 points per game, nine rebounds, while chipping in 4.6 blocks per game, helped lead her team to an upset of the #1 seeded, Grace Bible College Tigers, 72-68, on Saturday afternoon.

The senior center posted 27 points, 12 rebounds, and five blocks against Grace, in a come from behind win. Peterson also had 20 points, and seven rebounds against Kuyper, in the opening round, and has averaged 14.4 points, 10.1 rebounds, and 4.8 blocks per game (2nd, NCAAIII).